Camping Review: Stay Indoors and Avoid HBO's Grating Comedy Misfire

If HBO’s new comedy Camping is meant to evoke the feeling of being stuck on an excruciatingly long camping trip with people you despise, on that level, it’s a success. But on every other level, it fails miserably. Despite a lot of talent in front of and behind the camera, Camping — debuting Sunday, Oct. […]

Fantastic Fest Day 2: ‘Border’ is a Beautifully Executed Bad Idea, ‘Apostle’ Delivers Vicious Thrills, and ‘One Cut of the Dead’ is the Best Zombie Comedy in Years

(Welcome to The Fantastic Fest Diaries, where we will be chronicling every single movie we see at the United States’ largest genre film festival.) Welcome to Fantastic Fest, day two. In this diary entry: a deranged stop-motion allegory, an unpredictable thriller from the writer of Let the Right One In, a new horror movie from The […]

Paul Rudd to Play Dual Role in Netflix Comedy Series Living With Yourself

Filmdom’s Ant-Man has landed a supersized Netflix gig. Paul Rudd is set to star opposite himself in Season 1 of the new comedy series Living With Yourself, TVLine has learned. RELATEDStreaming TV Renewal Scorecard: What’s Returning? What’s Cancelled? The project, which hails from Emmy and Peabody Award winner Timothy Greenberg (The Daily Show With Jon Stewart), centers […]

‘Slaughterhouse Rulez’ Trailer: Simon Pegg and Nick Frost Reunite for a New Horror Comedy

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost have been collaborating for decades, from the British TV series Spaced to director Edgar Wright’s Cornetto Trilogy and the Greg Mottola alien comedy Paul. But now the beloved duo have formed Stolen Picture, and they’re both co-starring in the new production company’s debut film called Slaughterhouse Rulez. It’s a cheesy-looking […]

Hasan Minhaj's Netflix Comedy Series Patriot Act to Debut in October

Hasan Minhaj is making history at Netflix: The Daily Show correspondent will host his own series, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, on the streaming service this fall, making him the first Indian-American host of a weekly comedy show. RELATEDThe Kominsky Method: Michael Douglas Netflix Comedy Gets Premiere Date And he isn’t the only Daily Show alum […]

The Kominsky Method: Michael Douglas Netflix Comedy Gets Premiere Date

Netflix will soon reveal The Kominsky Method. The single-camera comedy series from sitcom titan Chuck Lorre (The Big Bang Theory, Two and a Half Men) and starring Academy Award winners Michael Douglas and Alan Arkin will be released on Friday, Nov. 16. The announcement was first made on Twitter, along with the streaming service’s portion of […]

‘Shazam’ Trailer Breakdown: Bringing Some Magic, Comedy and Life to the DC Extended Universe

If you told me before San Diego Comic-Con started that the first trailer for Shazam! was going to impress the hell out of me, I would have said you were crazy. But here we are after the sneak peek debuted in Hall H and spread across the web like wildfire, and even after seeing the […]

Cassidy Freeman Joins Cast of HBO's Danny McBride Televangelist Comedy

The Gemstone family keeps growing: Smallville alum Cassidy Freeman has joined the cast of Danny McBride’s HBO comedy pilot The Righteous Gemstones, TVLine has learned. Gemstones stars McBride as Jesse, the eldest son in a famous family of televangelists; John Goodman co-stars as the Gemstone family’s patriarch. Freeman will play Jesse’s wife Amber Gemstone, who gave […]

Adam Devine Joins Danny McBride's Righteous New HBO Comedy Pilot

Call it Devine intervention: Adam Devine (Workaholics, Modern Family) has joined the cast of’s HBO’s religiously-tinged comedy pilot Righteous Gemstones, which hails from Eastbound & Down/Vice Principals auteur Danny McBride. In the potential series, McBride stars as Jesse Gemstone, the eldest son and “heir to the throne” of a world-famous televangelist family “with a long tradition of deviance, greed, […]